Aviva has signed an exclusive three-year deal with the Lighthouse Group to provide life protection products through its national adviser division, Lighthouse Financial Advice (LFA).
The Income Protection Task Force (IPTF) has said it is "delighted" by the recent publication of income protection (IP) claims statistics by insurance companies, and argued the move would boost consumer confidence in the market.
Like it or not, when assessing the hours of work per case in relation to the remuneration, protection business is often less profitable than other lines of advice.
Graham Harvey, managing director of protection at AXA, says business protection may be as important as ever as the new coalition government settles into Number 10.
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